Bear Lake County, Idaho Population 2020

Bear Lake County, Idaho's estimated population is 6,088 with a growth rate of 0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bear Lake County, Idaho is the 36th largest county in Idaho.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20206,088190.31%
20196,069190.31%
20186,050190.32%
20176,0311051.77%
20165,926470.80%
20155,879-47-0.79%
20145,926-22-0.37%
20135,948560.95%
20125,892-63-1.06%
20115,955-14-0.23%
20105,969-115-1.89%
19906,084-847-12.22%
19806,9311,13019.48%
19705,801-1,347-18.84%
19607,1483144.59%
19506,834-1,077-13.61%
19407,911390.50%
19307,872-911-10.37%
19208,7831,05413.64%
19107,7296789.62%
19007,05199416.41%
18906,0572,82287.23%
18803,2350.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.31%
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State
Founded
January 5, 1875
County Seat

Bear Lake County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,64494.67%
Some Other Race1412.36%
Asian741.24%
Two or More Races560.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.44%
Black or African American210.35%

Bear Lake County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2020

Bear Lake County, Idaho Median Age

39.3


Total

38.9


Male

39.7


Female

Bear Lake County, Idaho Adults

There are 4,362 adults, (1,221 of whom are seniors) in Bear Lake County, Idaho.

Bear Lake County, Idaho Age Dependency

89.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bear Lake County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

3,064

51.39%

Male

2,898

48.61%

Bear Lake County, Idaho Households and Families

Bear Lake County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bear Lake County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Female54%46%
Male50.7%49.3%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3502.5276.7
Married1,5153.0184
Non Family5881.1467.9
Female1742.6254
Male733.2150.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bear Lake County, Idaho Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade471.20%
9th to 12th Grade1975.02%
High School Graduate1,52338.83%
Some College96724.66%
Associates Degree39310.02%
Bachelors Degree64916.55%
Graduate Degree1463.72%

Bear Lake County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,6993,492761
Hispanic1259915
Other Race6943
Asian626213
Multiple Races31319
Black1986
Native American1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 31.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,000$48,176$16,288
Less Than High School$26,154$40,769$16,818
High School Grad$30,080$48,417$12,554
Some College$27,500$53,182$15,217
Bachelors Degree$38,021$38,542$
Graduate Degree$34,375$$

$30,000

Average Earnings

$48,176

Average Male

$16,288

Average Female

Bear Lake County, Idaho Language

Bear Lake County, Idaho Language by Age

Bear Lake County, Idaho Language

97.21% of Bear Lake County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Bear Lake County, Idaho Poverty

Bear Lake County, Idaho Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,52786215.60%
Hispanic2308637.39%
Other1415740.43%
Asian743040.54%
Multiple561119.64%
Black21838.10%

16.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.86%

Male Poverty Rate

17.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bear Lake County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bear Lake County, Idaho is Asian, with 40.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bear Lake County, Idaho is White, with 15.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.81%
High School16.86%
Some College7.69%
Bachelors or Greater7.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed15.73%
Male Employed8.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bear Lake County, Idaho Income

Bear Lake County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,265$63,819
Families$64,565$72,274
Married Families$71,940-
Non Families$22,857$36,155

Bear Lake County, Idaho Marital Status

Bear Lake County, Idaho Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.6%

Male Marriage Rate

66.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bear Lake County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

Bear Lake County, Idaho Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bear Lake County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Bear Lake County, Idaho Veterans

329

Number of Veterans

320

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam161
First Gulf War43
Korea26
Second Gulf War19
World War II18
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74114
75+83
55 to 6469
35 to 5455
18 to 348
Name Veterans % of Total
White3297.98%
Hispanic63.59%

$Bear Lake County, Idaho Veterans by Education

1.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bear Lake County, Idaho Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bear Lake County, Idaho Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

60.01%

Born in Idaho

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.49% of Bear Lake County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 60.01% having been born in Idaho. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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